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EEF issues pre-Budget challenge to Hammond

EEF chief executive Terry Scuoler has called on Chancellor Philip Hammond to agree a fiscal package designed to stimulate investment and innovation in the manufacturing sector.

Industry Update

XRF analyser

X-ray fluorescence analysers for metals analysis

Ashtead Technology says X-ray fluorescence (XRF) is one of the most important technologies in its range of non-destructive testing (NDT) and environmental testing instruments.

Editor's comment

The right chemistry

When reporters in the mainstream media write about chemicals, it’s often for all the wrong reasons.

Comment & Features

Spirax Sarco solves metal refiner's carbon efficiency challenge

The precious metal refining industry notoriously consumes significant amounts of heat and chemicals to extract impurities from noble metals.

Analysis

National Grid control centre

In demand

With plant closures outstripping the supply of new electricity generating capacity, last month saw the launch of a campaign to recruit major energy users to help balance the grid.